Linux Kernel: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Users of Linux kernel please be advised of Multiple Vulnerabilities that has been identified.
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USN-1023-1: [USN-1023-1] Linux kernel – Multiple Issues
Details follow:

Nelson Elhage discovered several problems with the Acorn Econet protocol

driver. A local user could cause a denial of service via a NULL pointer

dereference, escalate privileges by overflowing the kernel stack, and

assign Econet addresses to arbitrary interfaces.